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Plenty to do on Memorial Day
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American Legion Post 168 will again host Liberty County’s formal observance of Memorial Day on Monday.
It will start at 11 a.m. at the Fred L. Ginter Post on Highway 84 West in Hinesville.
Memorial Day is to remember all members of the services who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our country and its ideals.
The main speaker will be Col. Louis Lartigue, Commander of the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division (Mechanized), Fort Stewart.
The public is invited, especially all current and former members of all branches of the military and area elected officials.
You’re asked to arrive early and be seated by 10:45. Patriotic music will be provided by the 3rd Infantry Division Band, starting at 10:30.
If it rains, the ceremony will be held inside the post.

Day at Fort Morris

Fort Morris State Historic Site will have its Memorial Day salute to remember all of those in the armed forces who have sacrificed their lives for our freedom on Monday.
The annual commemoration will be from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. The Friend’s of Fort Morris cannon crew will be present to give artillery demonstrations. Musket drills and soldier talks will also be presented. Friends, re-enactors and staff will wear colonial period clothing. Picnickers are welcome.
Fort Morris is seven miles east of I-95’s Midway exit. Follow the brown Liberty Trail signs. Admission is $4 for adults, $3.50 for seniors (62 & above), $2.75 for youth (6-18), children 5 and under are free.
For more information, call 884-5999 or e-mail
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